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This Foundation Certificate in Accounting is the first year of the full AAT qualification. It is an internationally recognised professional course which will give you the skills to excel at a wide range of accounting and finance jobs.

Course details

When studying on this Foundation Certificate you will start to develop skills in bookkeeping transactions and controls whilst gaining an understanding of management and administrative processes. The qualifications is approximately equivalent to GCSE grade A-C.

You will learn about: Elements of basic costing How to work effectively in finance How to use accounting software

Entry guidelines

Relevant Level 1 qualification or 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above. In some cases, applicants may be considered on their individual skills and experience.

Satisfactory interview, assessment and satisfactory reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

Text books for this course are to be purchased they are not included in the course fees

Assessment Method

By computer based assessments

Additional Information

A requirement of this course is membership with the AAT (The Association of Accounting Technicians)

  • Admin Fee £41 (one off payment)
  • Membership Fee £90 - to be paid yearly

Please be aware that criminal offences, bankruptcy and IVAs will affect your application for membership with the AAT. See course leader for further details

Initial unit exams are included in the course fees. Exam resits are an extra cost

Where can I progress to?

Progression from this course is to the Advanced Diploma in Accounting

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When does this course run?

  • Starts 04th Sep 2017 - Ends 26th Jun 2018 Ref D053J001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £630.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Monday 09:30 — 16:00 Conway Park
  • Starts 05th Sep 2017 - Ends 27th Jun 2018 Ref D053J002

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £630.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Tuesday 18:00 — 21:00 12 Quays
    Wednesday 18:00 — 21:00 Conway Park
    Wednesday 18:00 — 21:00 12 Quays
  • Starts 03rd Sep 2018 - Ends 25th Jun 2019 Ref D053K001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £630.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

  • Starts 04th Sep 2018 - Ends 26th Jun 2019 Ref D053K002

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £630.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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